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Study for "Electricity", Columbian Exposition, Manufacturer's Building

Object Number: 
1935.85.3.78
Date: 
1883-1893
Medium: 
Graphite, watercolor, pink pencil(?), and red ink on ivory paper.
Dimensions: 
Sheet: 10 7/16 x 8 1/4 in. (26.5 x 21 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed in graphite at lower center: "ELECTRICITY"; at loer right: "Carroll Beckwith"; red ink grid with numbering and lettering.
Description: 
Sketch from a bound album with 155 tipped in sketches by Beckwith. See J. Carroll Beckwith's Scrapbooks: Volume 1, pp. 91-94 Volume 2, p. 119 verso
Credit Line: 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group